Michael R. Pinsky, MD, CM, MCCM, Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, presented on Fluid Resuscitation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Sepsis. Joseph Meltzer, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, presented on Goal-Directed Anesthesia: Preventing the Triple Low
Glendale, CA / http://www.myprgenie.com / ACCESSWIRE / April 23, 2014 / Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of AnesthesiologyVolume 56, Issue 05: Fluid Resuscitation/Goal Directed Anesthesia.
The goal of this program is to improve hemodynamic optimization of the perioperative patient. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:
1. Explain how protocolized care improves outcomes for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and sepsis.
2. Evaluate the benefits of crystalloid vs colloid solutions in resuscitation of patients with ARDS and sepsis.
3. Employ functional hemodynamic monitoring to assess volume responsiveness.
4. Define "triple low" and recognize its effects on patient outcomes.
5. Reduce the incidence of postoperative delirium through monitoring of bispectral index (BIS) scores.
The original programs were presented by Michael R. Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr hc, MCCM, Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Bioengineering, Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Clinical & Translational Sciences, and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA. Joseph Meltzer, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.
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